How to Make Exercise Fun for Kids

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Tearing the kids away from computers, tablets and TVs is no easy feat, but with spring well underway and the sun poking out from behind the clouds, it’s the best time to get out get moving! So, here are our favourite suggestions for making exercise fun, rather than a chore for kids! 1) Start off…


8 Small Healthy Changes We Can All Make

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It can sometimes be difficult to stay healthy when life gets in the way. We get it… You’ve got kids to look after, deadlines to meet, work to do and so much Netflix to catch up on!


7 Benefits of Hydration

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Benefits of Hydrating Inside & Out! Keeping well watered isn’t just for plants, our bodies need water too. While over a third of our body is already made of water, we do need a top up every day. Being well hydrated promotes digestion, healthy skin and high energy levels. So here’s why you should make…


Tips for Beating the Monday Blues

Happy Monday! Beat those January Blues!

Happy Blue Monday everyone! Or so we’re told! Here at V8 we do our best to make sure that Blue Monday doesn’t affect us, and you can too with a few simple tips to beat those blues… What is Blue Monday? Blue Monday was first coined back in 2005 as a sales and advertising ploy…


Weirdest Christmas Cracker Gifts

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You’d be surprised by the weird Christmas cracker gifts you can find these days. Christmas crackers can be filled with all sorts of fun and quirky alternative fillers that can make your Christmas Day even more special.


Embrace Hygge – Cosy Ideas for the Colder Months!

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What is hygge? Pronounced ‘hoo-gah’, hygge is a Danish word that broadly translates to ‘cosiness’ in the UK. However, the meaning is much deeper than this alone. For the Danish, hygge is an attitude to life, embracing the simple things that bring us happiness and comfort – friends, family, quiet moments, warmth and contentment. Whether…


Simple Halloween Snacks for Parties!

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Scared at how quickly Halloween has come around once again? So are we! With the haunting holiday just around the corner, now’s the time to prep some party/snack ideas for the whole family! We’ve collected together our favourite healthy, spooky treats for kids and adults alike, which you can whip up in no time. Trick…


Top 6 Tasty Pumpkin Treats

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Finding the perfect pumpkin for Halloween takes time. You want one that’s just the right size and shape so you can carve up the spookiest display. But then what? Your pumpkin looks amazing on your doorstep for a while but how do you make the most of these surprising squashes after that? We’ve put together…


9 Health Benefits of Leafy Green Vegetables

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We all know we should be eating a diet consisting of colourful, varied fruit and vegetables (working towards that 5 a day!) And our green veggie friends in particular include a whole host of benefits for our body and health. Take a look for yourself! Lutein and Zeaxanthin In Green Vegetables Dark green leafy vegetables…